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Joan Johnston

Autor(a) de The Cowboy

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About the Author

Joan Johnston received a B.A. in theatre arts from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, an M.A. in theatre from the University of Illinois in Urbana, and a J.D. with honors from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. She has worked as a newspaper editor and drama critic, a mostrar mais director of theatre, a college professor, and an attorney. She is currently a full-time romance author. She has written over 50 novels including Sisters Found, The Cowboy, The Texan, The Loner, The Next Mrs. Blackthorne, No Longer a Stranger, and The Price. She also writes the Captive Hearts series and the Bitter Creek series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Joan Johnston

The Cowboy (2000) 286 exemplares
The Texan (2001) 269 exemplares
The Price (2004) 260 exemplares
Sisters Found (2002) 244 exemplares
The Loner (2002) 222 exemplares
The Rivals (2004) 203 exemplares
A Stranger's Game (2008) 201 exemplares
The Bodyguard (1998) 198 exemplares
Colter's Wife (1986) 189 exemplares
The Bridegroom (1999) 188 exemplares
Frontier Woman (1988) 179 exemplares
Comanche Woman (1989) 177 exemplares
After the Kiss (1997) 167 exemplares
Texas Woman (1989) 162 exemplares
Texas Bride (2012) 150 exemplares
Captive (1996) 149 exemplares
Sweetwater Seduction (1991) 128 exemplares
Wyoming Bride (2013) 127 exemplares
Shattered (Bitter Creek) (2010) 126 exemplares
No Longer a Stranger (2005) 125 exemplares
Outcast (2009) 120 exemplares
The Barefoot Bride (1991) 111 exemplares
Montana Bride (2014) 107 exemplares
Honey and the Hired Hand (1992) 99 exemplares
The Inheritance (1994) 95 exemplares
Outlaw's Bride (1993) 94 exemplares
Invincible (Benedict Brothers) (2010) 87 exemplares
Sinful (2015) 84 exemplares
Heartbeat (1997) 75 exemplares
Maverick Heart (1995) 72 exemplares
Marriage by the Book (1989) 71 exemplares
The Virgin Groom: Hawk's Way (1997) 70 exemplares
A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing (1991) 68 exemplares
Never Tease a Wolf (1991) 67 exemplares
The Substitute Groom (1998) 64 exemplares
I Promise (2013) 61 exemplares
Kid Calhoun (1993) 55 exemplares
Shameless (2015) 54 exemplares
The Rancher and the Runaway Bride (1993) 54 exemplares
Blackthorne's Bride (2016) 52 exemplares
Lone Star Christmas…and Other Gifts (1999) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
The Cowboy Takes a Wife (1994) 50 exemplares
Surrender: A Bitter Creek Novel (2018) 45 exemplares
The Disobedient Bride (1995) 44 exemplares
The Unforgiving Bride (1994) 43 exemplares
The Headstrong Bride (1994) 41 exemplares
The Temporary Groom (1996) 41 exemplares
Little Time In Texas (1992) 40 exemplares
More Than Words, Volume 6 (2010 Publication, 5-in-1 Anthology) (2010) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
The Cowboy and the Princess (1993) 38 exemplares
The Wrangler and the Rich Girl (1993) 37 exemplares
Fit to Be Tied (1988) 33 exemplares
Sullivan's Promise (Bitter Creek) (2019) 27 exemplares
Hawk's Way Bachelors (3-in-1) (2000) 24 exemplares
Spouse for Hire (3-in-1) (1998) 13 exemplares
A Bitter Creek Christmas (2013) 8 exemplares
Unforgettable (2014) 6 exemplares
Watch Out for My Girl (2012) 3 exemplares
A Hawk's Way Christmas (2016) 3 exemplares
Taming the Lone Wolf (2015) 3 exemplares
Breathless Seduction (2007) 3 exemplares
Kvinnan jag älskar (1996) 1 exemplar
Second Chances: Two Novellas (2015) 1 exemplar
What You Want (1998) 1 exemplar
Hawk's Way: Dallas (2016) 1 exemplar
Un nouveau jour (2012) 1 exemplar
Hawk's Way (2017) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can't Put Down (2009) — Contribuidor — 230 exemplares
Abduction & Seduction : 3 Novellas (1995) — Contribuidor — 53 exemplares
Premiere: A Romance Writers of America® Collection (2015) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
Untamed: Maverick Hearts [Anthology 3-in-1] (1993) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
Hot Pursuit (3-in-1) (1999) 16 exemplares
A Christmas Together (Anthology 4-in-1) (1994) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
The Disobedient Bride (2017) — Original Text — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum



BooksInMirror | 1 outra crítica | Feb 19, 2024 |
I almost DNF'd this several times, but the GR rating was so high I thought there might be more to the book (spoiler: there wasn't). The author wrote this like a Marvel action movie, jumping from plot point (attacked by Indians) to shootouts interspersed by many sex scenes. There are two romances here: Quint and Hannah, and Quint's brother Ransom and Em. Except Quint is in love with Em, who is engaged to his brother, so he marries Hannah so he'll have a wife too. But Em doesn't want to have sex because she's afraid of childbirth, so maybe Quint will have a chance after all because... I don't know - it didn't make sense.
It could have been an okay book, but the story is so action-heavy that I never got to understand their motivations or know the characters in any meaningful way. It's the second book in the series, but definitely, I think it would have helped a little if I'd read the first book, at least to understand Hannah. It wouldn't have helped to explain anyone else. So, just not for me.
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N.W.Moors | 8 outras críticas | Apr 30, 2023 |
Pilot Taylor Grayhawk and smoke jumper Brian Flynn are lost in a remote forest in Montana. It's an incredible, seat of the pants adventure that takes Brian and Taylor to near death in 10 different ways.

Brian's determination to overcome his injury and return to the work he loves was a ride I tried to get on board with, or have rub off on me! They were both strong and resourceful and admirable.
Okies | 1 outra crítica | Oct 27, 2022 |
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This is the first book I have read by Joan Johnston and the first book of the Bitter Creek Series; the others are Texas Bride and Wyoming bride but this book can be read on it's own.

Hetty takes the place of the mail order bride for Karl Norwood after the death of the one he is supposed to marry. Two orphans, a boy and a girl, were pretending to be the children of the deceased woman so they could find a home. Hetty is encourage to do this by Bao Lin, the Chinese man who was sent by Karl to escort the original mail order bride, Mrs. Templeton.
The readers get history lessons in this book about the area, what like is like in this time era and how hard it is. People begin hard work at an early age at this time (late 1800s) and young girls age quickly. Karl has an interest in plants and flowers and tries to teach the children as they travel to their new home.
There is some sexual themes and moments in this book but not too much as far as I am concerned. Some language but very little and usually the person is corrected in their speech.
I personally did not like the cover of the book. It does not describe the contents at all.
Some characters are:
Henrietta Wentworth- the main woman character who came from a wealthy family. She has sisters she is unable to locate.
Karl Norwood- the main male character who wants to begin a family and accepts the fact there are already children from the woman he plans to marry
Grace and Griffin- the orphans who are the supposed children of Hetty. They are older than originally lead to believe.
Dennis- longtime friend of Karl
Bao Lin- the Chinese man who has many Confucius sayings.
Andy- someone from Texas who falls for Grace
I liked this book. I did not do my review so re-read it and I liked it better the second time. I found it a personal book in the fact so many had low esteem about themselves and were trying to find their way in life. A quick read.
I received a complimentary copy from the author on librarything.com to read and review. I give it a 4 star rating and look forward to reading more of Joan Johnston.
You may find the author at www.joanjohnston.com.
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mnleona | 18 outras críticas | Oct 5, 2022 |


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